Young, Vibrant and Alive!

by Michael J. Freilinger, Downtown Development Corporation

The DDC applauds all of those striking out on new ventures despite recent challenges.

Mining for Gold

by Michael Vadis

The ability to recruit and retain top performers is more challenging—and important—than ever.

City of Opportunity

The delayed relaunch of JK Williams is about never giving up in spite of sizable obstacles—just as its namesake did over a century ago.

Ardor [noun]: Passion

by Jonathan Wright | Photography by Jeffery Noble

With an unrelenting focus on quality ingredients and techniques, Cody Scogin has harnessed his influences to create something new in Peoria’s culinary scene.

A Blueprint for Restaurant Revival

by Sam Toia, President & CEO, Illinois Restaurant Association

Leaders at all levels must continue to think outside the box to get through this crisis.